Why men like me should talk openly about depression

Why men like me should talk openly about depression

We're supposed to keep our feelings buried, but I've learned there's a better way.
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Minneapolis caterer recalls four unforgettable, regrettable '80s proms

April 19
Minneapolis caterer recalls four unforgettable, regrettable '80s proms
From fashion fails to arranged dates, prom nights were memorable for all the wrong reasons.
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How I learned to stop worrying and start loving leggings

April 4
How I learned to stop worrying and start loving leggings
They might be America's most hated fashion trend, but I love my leggings anyway.
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March 31

How the 1987 Minnesota Twins helped me grieve my father

His father died in March 1987. Days later, the Twins embarked upon their championship season.
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March 21

My job imploded when I tried to juggle motherhood and a conference call

Like "BBC Dad," whose kids interrupted a live TV broadcast, I was a work-from-home parent juggling professional and personal duties.
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March 15

Born-and-raised Irishman learns to love St. Patrick's Day in St. Paul

American celebrations were initially shocking, but this Irishman learned to embrace the festivities after moving to the Twin Cities.
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February 28
A bare-chested runner enjoyed the last of the spring-like weather whil...

Minnesotans are loving this mild winter, but I want more cold and snow

A Minnesota transplant longs for more of winter's finest.
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February 22

In becoming a U.S. citizen, I realized I've been an American all along

I grew up in the U.S., and finally became a citizen last week. The significance is still sinking in.
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February 14

My secret to making friends in the Twin Cities? Lots of Tinder dates

Part of the reason is the simplicity: Online dating was the easiest way to meet people when I moved to the Twin Cities two years ago. And part of it is just me.
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February 1

I live in Portugal now – but all I do is long for Minnesota

I live in one of the world's most beautiful cities, the latest in a string of idyllic places where my wife and I have lived for my job. My Minnesota friends and family tell me I'm living a dream. Yet I find myself dreaming of the City of Lakes.